Equity sentiment at week-end.  (Trader’s Narrative, The Technical Take)

The sharpest pullback to-date for this bull market.  (Big Picture)

Seven worries for Wall Street.  (Marketwatch)

Volatile volatility as an indicator.  (Barron’s also Marketwatch, StockCharts Blog)

More signs of an oversold market.  (Trader’s Narrative)

Investor risk appetites have “evaporated.”  (FT)

The market correction highlights the continuing gap between Wall Street and Main Street.  (DJ Market Talk)

Long-term investors should look at his market correction as a buying opportunity.  (Mean Street, NYTimes)

A look at the week ahead.  (A Dash of Insight)

Another investor has gone “all in” on gold.  (WSJ)

Market stresses are not migrating to the credit markets, yet.  (Calculated Risk also Bloomberg)

Junk bonds are taking it on the chin this month.  (Bloomberg)

A successor get named when your fund goes from $21 billion down to $4.2 billion in assets.  (WSJ)

“Pros make huge, costly mistakes and often give terrible advice.”  (Mark Minervini)

How much is a Goldman Sachs (GS) settlement with the government worth?  (Deal Journal)

Let us count the ways public pensions are headed for disaster.  (The Atlantic)

What will stick from the financial reform bill?  (Atlantic Business)

The banking reform bill relies heavily on regulators as opposed to structural changes.  (Rational Irrationality)

Wall Street will always have the advantage on regulators when it comes to financial innovation.  (NYTimes)

The banking reform bill will affect all public companies not just banks.  (footnoted)

The casino mentality lives on Wall Street, regulatory reform not withstanding.  (Street Sweep)

Mohamed El-Erian says we are back to “weekend policy watches.”  (WSJ)

How capitalist systems adapt to the times.  (The Psy-Fi Blog)

Don’t let a lost decade for stocks force you to miss opportunities as well.  (Abnormal Returns also WSJ)

Justin Paterno, “StockTwits is market data with a semantic layer on top.”  (zero beta)

A Lost finale round-up.  (kottke)

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